The air snaps with excitement as the lumber jacks and jills rev their chain saws in preparation for the elimination rounds that will decide if they get to compete with the best in the afternoon show. After filling up on a lumberjack breakfast provided by the local Legion, the competitors will harness their energy and focus on the day’s upcoming events at the July 3, Slocan City Logger Sport’s Show.
The crowd catches the wave of excitement. Cheers and whoops are heard as two loggers, muscles gleaming in the hot sun, race up an 80 foot spar pole, touch the top and fly down to meet the crash mat. The first one to make it back to the bottom wins.